Wanamaker may refer to:


* Sam Wanamaker (1919 – 1993), American actor and director
* Zoë Wanamaker, British actor born in 1949, daughter of Sam Wanamaker
* John Wanamaker, founder of Wanamaker's department store, now absorbed into the Macy's brand of the Federated Department Stores


* Wanamaker's, one of the first United States department stores founded in 1861
** The Wanamaker Organ, the world's largest operational pipe organ
* Wanamaker, Indiana, United States, a rural community in southeastern Marion County
* Wanamaker Mile, an annual mile-long race held in Madison Square Garden
* Wanamaker Trophy, the trophy awarded to the winner of the PGA Championship

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  • Wanamaker — ist der Nachname von mehreren Personen: John Wanamaker (1838−1922), US amerikanischer Kaufmann, Vater der modernen Werbung und Postminister Sam Wanamaker (1919–1993), US amerikanischer Schauspieler und Regisseur Zoë Wanamaker (* 1949), britische… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Wanamaker — (spr. mēker), John, amerikan. Kaufmann und Politiker, geb. 11. Juli 1838 in Philadelphia als Sohn eines deutschen Schneiders, begründete dort 1861 ein Herrengarderobegeschäft, das ungeheuern Ertrag abwarf. Er sorgte gut für seine Gehilfen und… …   Meyers Großes Konversations-Lexikon

  • Wanamaker — [wä′nə mā΄kər] John 1838 1922; U.S. merchant …   English World dictionary

  • Wanamaker's — Infobox nrhp | name =John Wanamaker Store nrhp type = nhl caption = The Grand Court location= Juniper and Market Sts. Philadelphia, Pennsylvania lat degrees = 39 lat minutes = 57 lat seconds = 5.98 lat direction = N long degrees = 75 long minutes …   Wikipedia

  • Wanamaker — noun United States businessman whose business grew into one of the first department stores (1838 1922) • Syn: ↑John Wanamaker • Instance Hypernyms: ↑businessman, ↑man of affairs …   Useful english dictionary

  • Wanamaker — biographical name John 1838 1922 American merchant …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • Wanamaker — /won euh may keuhr/, n. John, 1838 1922, U.S. merchant and philanthropist. * * * …   Universalium

  • Wanamaker — Wan•a•ma•ker [[t]ˈwɒn əˌmeɪ kər[/t]] n. big John, 1838–1922, U.S. merchant …   From formal English to slang

  • Wanamaker, Indiana — New Bethel …   Wikipedia

  • WANAMAKER, SAM — (1919–1993), U.S. actor, director, producer. Born in Chicago, Wanamaker attended Drake University and studied acting at the Goodman Theater in Chicago. Despite a rich career in acting and directing, Wanamaker gained his greatest notice for his… …   Encyclopedia of Judaism

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